Guitarist, composer, studio musician,
and private music instructor.
Maria College of Buffalo and received an Associates in Arts Degree
1982: Attended Guitar Institute of Technology (GIT) Received
a One Year Certification Degree upon the successful completion of training.
Received "Outstanding Player of the Year",
voted by faculty and students upon completing one year intensive training
at G.I.T. This award included a Gibson Howard Roberts Fusion Model Guitar.
1991: Formed ANTHRACITE with Rodney
1992: Releases "NO
BRAKES"; A solo project featuring some of the WNY's top players including
Buffalo's Top Guitarist. (Buffalo Music Awards) 3 consecutive
years 1992, 1993, 1994
1994: ANTHRACITE releases
"Psycogenic Fugue", which along with
"NO BRAKES", has been picked up by
Audiophile Imports (An international distribution company).
is voted Top Jazz Fusion Group.
into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame
1996: Reforms Rushour with
Rick & Paul Fadale and Jay Willis.
1997:Joins the group Gamalon and releases Held
to the Light and Gamalon Live at the
Tralf. The group also opened for Billy Sheehan's Niacin.
1998:Forms Shadowbox with Jack Kulp
and Jeff Dennison. Gamalon double bills with Gongzilla.
for Vital Information, Bon Lozaga, and Schleigho.